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Bears OLB Willie Young records first sack of season, led team in 2014

Chicago Bears outside linebacker Willie Young finally notched his first sack of the season on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Willie Young comes wide open on a stunt for his 1st sack— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) October 11, 2015 If the Bears want to save their season, Young will have to rush the passer with more consistency. Last year, he was the team's leading sacker with 10...
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Bears OLB Willie Young Has Requested To Be Traded

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source close to the team, reports that Bears OLB Willie Young asked the team for a trade after they sent veteran DE Jared Allen to the Panthers for a future sixth-round pick. Chicago’s decision to trade Allen came down to the simple fact that he wasn’t a good fit in their 3-4 defense. According to Florio, Young also prefers to play in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Young may not be next move for the Bucs

Now that the Buccaneers are at the 53-man roster limit, many are wondering what’s next for a team that has made strides in improving.  TAMPA, FL – AUGUST 29: Quarterback Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns gets pressure from defensive end Henry Melton #90 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It’s a bit of a surprise to many that the Bucs have chosen to ride with only George...
Via The Bay Cave
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears shopping top 2014 pass rusher Willie Young

Today each NFL team has to turn in their final 53 man rosters by 4pm eastern time. As such, there’s a lot of wheeling and dealing going on in the final hours leading up to the deadline. The Chicago Bears may be one of the teams looking to make a big move. According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Bears have put outside linebacker Willie Young on the trade block:...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Place OLB Willie Young On The Trade Block

Ian Rapoport reports that the Chicago Bears have placed OLB Willie Young on the trade block. Interesting enough, Young was believed to be on the roster bubble. In fact, Young has performed considerably well this preseason, so it wouldn’t be surprising to see him garner some trade interest from outside teams. Young, 29, had his most productive ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Free agency update

When Ryan Pace took to the podium on his introduction as the new Chicago Bears general manager, he talked about being able to consistently build through the draft as one of the keys for a successful franchise. Bears fans must not have been listening then, however, as most were clamoring for a result like last offseason when the team signed Jared Allen, Willie Young and Lamarr Houston...
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Emery Wanted To Trade For Ndamukong Suh, Willie Young Is Recruiting Him

In a recent “Twitter mailbag” with one of the ESPN Chicago beat reports, Michael C. Wright, a fan asked if the Bears were going after Ndamukong Suh this off-season. While answering the question, Wright revealed some interesting information about Phil Emery and reminded everyone what Willie Young said. Chances the #Bears go after Suh this off season? #bearsmailbag — Matt...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Willie Young Emerging As More Than Chicago Bears Sack Master

It was perhaps the most overlooked signing of free agency when the Chicago Bears added Willie Young from rival Detroit.  Not anymore.  NFL experts have begun to view it as easily the biggest steal of the year.  Through six games, Young, who had a career high of three sacks in a season coming into 2014, has seven so far.  That puts him in the lead of the entire NFL, ahead of established...
Via Sports Mockery
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Final offseason moves they should make

The Chicago Bears have had an aggressive offseason, bolstering an injury-plagued defensive unit that had the worst run defense last year along with only thirty sacks. When you look at the 2014 defense on paper, it is hard not to get excited about a possible return to a hard-nosed, “Monsters of the Midway” style of play. Willie Young, Lamarr Houston and Jared Allen, along with...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Young agrees to three-year deal with Bears

Willie Young will take his fishing pole to the Windy City. Young, a former seventh-round draft pick who played his first four seasons with the Detroit Lions, agreed a three-year free-agent contract Thursday with the Chicago Bears worth a reported $9 million with nearly $4 million guaranteed. Young, 28, made three sacks last season while starting 15 of the Lions' 16 games. It was...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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